Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Psychology and Criminology

Using a quantitative approach, the focus of this programme is criminological, with an emphasis on victims of crime and victimisation. The course can also be tailored from a diverse range of options to better reflect academic interests and career aspirations.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have an undergraduate Honours degree, postgraduate diploma or degree-equivalent professional qualification. They will also hold a GCSE or equivalent in English language. Exceptionally, applicants may be admitted if they have an unclassified degree with significant relevant work experience. Prior learning and experience may count for advanced standing.

Course modules

Elective modules: Ability assessment; dissertation; eye witness testimony; foundations of forensic practice; introduction to investigative psychology; personal and professional development; psychology and law; psychology with clinical forensic practice; qualitative methods in psychology; quantitative methods in psychology; understanding criminal victimisation; youth crime and youth justice.

Assessment methods

Coursework and examination.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Elizabeth Gaskell Campus Manchester M13 0JA North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 247 6969